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Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) colony, Saunders Island, Falklands

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) colony, Saunders Island, Falklands

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Uploaded 08 Feb 2017 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2017
From collection: Falkland Islands
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The breeding colonies of gentoo penguins are located on ice-free surfaces. Colonies can be directly on the shoreline or can be located considerably inland. They prefer shallow coastal areas and often nest between tufts of grass.
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